Also: Gifts From ANN!, Obama NOTAM, New Diamond Rotary Engine, HBC Furloughs, Engines For E-Jets, Snakes On A Plane... Again!
Despite a sluggish economy, 2012 has proven to be a good year for Robinson Helicopter. The company's production for the year was 517 helicopters, a 45 percent increase over the 2011 mark of 356 helos. Garmin has just announced a new series of aviation VHF COM and NAV/COM radios, the GTR and GNC series. Just about the time that you thought that the Kitfox couldn’t get anymore capable, we find out that it can... and it is! Both the much-praised and Turbo-Charged Rotax 914 and the new Fuel Injected 912iS are now available for one of the most popular SportPlanes of all time. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 01.15.13 is chock full of info about the half-week period ending Tuesday, January 15th, 2013... Presented by Aero-TV veteran videographer and Airborne Host Ashley Hale, and supported by ANN CEO/Editor-In-Chief Jim Campbell, Chief Videographer Nathan Cremisino, and Aero-Journalists Tom Patton, and Glen Moyer, this episode covers:
Robinson’s Production Tops 500 In 2012
Kitfox Updates (912is and 914) (writing tonight)
FAA Issues NOTAM For Obama Inauguration
SPRG LSA Buyer’s Checklist, SportPlanes of Year Announcement
New Rotary Engine Successfully Tested By Austro Engine
HBC Announces Wichita Furloughs (Short)
PurePower Engines To Power Second Generation E-Jet Family
Snake Survives 500 Mile Trip On The Wing Of A Qantas Plane
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